Dreams & Goals for January 2020

Marian Parsonsa slice of life, Balance41 Comments

I was planning to share my dreams and goals for the entire year, but that seemed like overkill.  Let’s just do this one month at a time, slow and steady, with long-term results in mind. I don’t have a word of the year, but a phrase… “Do it for your future self.” It’s so, so easy to do things for … Read More

haviland 12 days of Christmas plates

Marian ParsonsAll Things Home, Antiques, Decorating, Favorite Finds, Holiday55 Comments

First of all, I loved reading through all of the comments on Wednesday’s post!  I didn’t intend for it to happen, but everyone gave me great ideas for blog posts next year.  It sounds like many of you need simple decorating ideas, inspiration, and some solutions to dilemmas you’re facing.  I think I’m going to have to bring my Decorating … Read More


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painted porch bench

Marian ParsonsMy House25 Comments

I spent the day painting cabinets, again!  I am really ready to be done with that project, but I’m nearing the finish line.  I should have the cabinets around the fridge put back together tomorrow. For now, in today’s post, I’m going to circle back to share a project we completed when my parents were still here.  Remember the front … Read More